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Oct 29, 2013 12:00am EDT
the second term. not were living -- we have yet gotten to why they spent so much time there. the election. did s truman want harry to run for reelection? >> she did not try to stop them. want to be the first still? no. this was a partnership. she knew in his heart of hearts, that is what he believed was best for the country. she supported him. >> so many people would remember . you said earlier everyone was duly to win. whyain so -- >> explain chairman was expected to lose. cressey was not popular at the time. chairman was expected to lose. cressey was not popular at the time. the economy was not going as fast as he could have. cressey was liberal. were tired. not liberal enough for many people. he could do very little right in 1948. his own party did not really support him. it was not 100% certain he would even get the nomination. campaigns on a congress that will not work with them or get anything done. still? no. this was a partnership. and he campaigns on foreign policy. this is where one of everyone's favorite truman stories comes out. shall nominate tells him on a train, go out ther
Nov 2, 2013 7:00pm EDT
, now she talks all the time. i am not the one elected, she snapped. i have nothing to say to the public. asked which presidential most identified with, she chose the obscure wife who followed dollar madison. madison. >> he was hinting that he would like her to be more involved. she put her foot down. it was not that she did not want to be involved with her life or her decisions. >> she did what she had to do. she went to the receptions for the military and the parties. -- che collins, sheet olumns she just wasn't going to do that. maybe she was more of a feminist than all of us. >> she was not going to do it use told. >> she began to feel that the president began to dissolve the political partnership which had been at the heart of their relationship with her husband for so many years. >> in the senate, he had time to come home in the evening and discuss things with bess. but when he became president, your decisions multiply rapidly. it was not that he did not want to consult her. he did not have time to consult her on every little thing. harry truman had a lot of momentous things to dis
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